Textron delivers 600th CJ3 citation


The Cessna Citation CJ3 + which has just been delivered to an anonymous North American owner marks the 600th of the design since its launch in 2004. The nine-passenger light jet powered by Williams has been a constant seller for Cessna, with more than 20 deliveries per year. since 2015; in 2019, the CJ3 + was the best-selling light jet in the Cessna range with 37 units sold. Even in a dreary 2020, Textron pumped 21 CJ3 + light jets.

“Since joining the Citation family, the Citation CJ3 series has proven to be an incredible performance for customers around the world with the connectivity, price, range and efficient operation that puts it at the top of its class. Said Lannie O’Bannion, senior vice president, global sales and airline operations. “The CJ3 + continues to perform very well due to its versatility, as the limitations of COVID-19 have prompted customers to seek alternatives to commercial travel. “

The CJ3 series is an extended and optimized development of the long-lasting Citation family of jets. Textron Aviation says: “The Citation CJ3 + benefits from the latest cabin and cockpit technology, delivering both unmatched comfort and productivity to passengers, as well as intuitive and efficient operation for perfect single-pilot operations. for owner-operators, or traditional two-pilot operations. . “


Kevin A. Perras

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